Tour Code: 003 BMET Trekking Tour Program to Bale Mountains National Park
Duration: 5 Days & 5 Nights
5 Days Bale Mountains Tour:_ This tour stats from Head quarters of the park/Dinsho but it can be arranged from Addis based on clients request
Day 01. Arrival to Bale Mountains
On your arrival to the park headquarters, meet with your guide and discuss the plan. in time for a leisurely afternoon hike, possibly spotting two endemic mammals that frequent seen to the area: Menelik’s Bushbuck and the Mountain Nyala. Birds in this area include the Blue-Winged Goose, the Spot-Breasted Lapwing, the Abyssinian Long Claw, Wattled Ibis, the Black-Headed Siskin, Rouget’s Rail, and numerous other species. 2hrs walk.
Overnight camping at Dinsho. 3000masl.
Day 02. Trekking to Sodota:-Start hiking from Dinsho and enter the national park. while trekking through the park there will be a chance to see the rarest canid Ethiopian Wolf, Rock Hyrax, Giant Mole rat and most of birds of prey. stop by Habera waterfall for a nice break then heading to Sodota campsite for overnight. 3,500masl. 5-6 hrs 20km walk.
Day 03. Trekking to wasema:-Trek to Wasema through a beautiful landscape with stunning views. Pass through Mararo Valley where the Lammergeyer and Verraux Eagles keep nests. There will also be a chance a seeing the Ethiopian Wolf and other species of birds. 5-6hrs 18km hike. Overnight Camping 3900masl.
Day 04. Trekking to sanneti:-Morning after breakfast start the day by hiking through wasema mountain and then continue down into the Worgona Valley. Falcons, raptors, and possibly the Ethiopian wolf will be visible. pass through Lake Gerba Gurracha, meaning “black lake” in the Oromo language. 7-8 hrs 23km Overnight Camping 4100masl.
Day 05. Drive to HarenaForest
Morning after breakfast take a drive to the southern part of the national park which is the largest tropical rain forest in the country. spend the day doing some activities in the forest such as walking to the bamboo waterfall trails and spot the endemic Bale Monkey and Colobus. then back to Robe town for overnight. 2600masl.